New car registrations: -3% in May 2024; battery electric 12.5% market share

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Job opportunity: Media Relations Manager

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is looking to reinforce its dynamic communications team with an experienced Media Relations Manager.

New car registrations: -3% in May 2024; battery electric 12.5% market share

In May 2024, car registrations in the European Union decreased by 3%, with declines observed in three out of the region’s four major markets: Italy (-6.6%), Germany (-4.3%), and France (-2.9%). Spain, on the other hand, achieved a modest growth of 3.4% last month.

Zero-emission commercial vehicles: Tax benefits and incentives (2024)

Many European countries provide varying fiscal support to boost the adoption of zero-emission commercial vehicles like trucks, buses, and vans.

Around one out of every eight EU public chargers is a fast charger

The lack of fast-charging options is a major roadblock for potential electric vehicle buyers.

Electric charging industry and vehicle makers team up on e-mobility ecosystem development

Collaboration across the e-mobility ecosystem is key to rapidly scaling up Europe’s electric vehicle (EV) transition. That’s why European vehicle manufacturers and the electric charging industry have signed a joint declaration to step up cooperation and dialogue.

China anti-subsidy investigation: provisional duties

ACEA takes note that the European Commission has decided to impose provisional countervailing duties on imports of electric cars manufactured in China, based on initial findings of an anti-subsidy investigation initiated last year.

Fact sheet: EU-China vehicle trade

China is the third largest market by value for EU vehicle exports after the US (ranked first) and the UK (ranked second).

#FutureDriven Manifesto policy recommendation: Keep Europe moving and preserve mobility of people and goods

Mobility is key to wealth creation and must not be jeopardised: it should be affordable and accessible to all European citizens and businesses.


About ACEA

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, or ACEA, unites Europe’s 15 major car, truck, van and bus makers.

We are the voice of the auto industry: a technological world leader and the backbone of the EU economy. Our members keep Europe on the move, providing diverse solutions for moving people and goods from A to B.

Together, we are progressing on the road to zero-emission and zero-fatality transport. We are addressing major technology shifts and the changing mobility needs of Europeans.

ACEA is working towards a new era of mobility, where all Europeans can access affordable transport solutions that are:

  • Green & Clean
  • Smart & Efficient
  • Safe & Reliable

Our aim is to drive Europe’s mobility transformation – while at the same time ensuring that the auto industry remains a strong Global & Competitive player.

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